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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' South
Longitude: 156° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.48 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.5"949.30 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 misouth949.02 mi
24 hours14° 36' 24.2"962.99 mieast2° 21' 02.4"161.69 misouth970.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraWed 1:46 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsWed 12:46 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmWest W
BrisbaneWed 12:46 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaWed 1:46 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaWed 1:46 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Wed 1:46 PM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Wed 1:46 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 2:46 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorthwest NW
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